Garden Maintenance

Springtime Fertilising

Matthew Schoormans - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

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Psyllids in Lilly Pillies

Matthew Schoormans - Sunday, August 30, 2015

Psyllids are very small sap sucking insects that resemble a tiny cicada. They are most often evident in our gardens by the bubbling curly young leaves of lilly pillies.  Read more

Mulching your gardens

Matthew Schoormans - Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Mulching gardensMulching is an important part of your overall garden environment. There are a number of reasons why you should look at giving your gardens beds a nice layer of mulch.  Read more

Bindi Weed

Matthew Schoormans - Sunday, October 26, 2014

If you have walked across your lawn bare-foot and had a nasty spike that made you jump, chances are it was bindi weed. Also known as bindi, jo-jo, bindi-eye or common soliva , they can be a painful problem in your lawns as Spring kicks into gear.  Read more

Mulch or catch lawn clippings?

Matthew Schoormans - Friday, October 24, 2014

Should I mulch or catch my lawn clipping is something we are often asked?   Read more

Treating stem borers in Murraya species

Matthew Schoormans - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A fairly new pest which is showing up uninvited to gardens with murraya species in Australia is a stem borer that eats away internally at the woody limbs of this otherwise hardy species.  Read more